Kofi Opam

Kofi Opam
PhD Candidate, Graduate Instructor, Gus T. Ridgel Fellow
04 Tate Hall

PhD, English, University of Missouri, Columbia (in progress)

MFA, Creative Writing: Nonfiction, University of Iowa

BA, Individualized Study: Nonfiction Media and Identity, New York University

Research and Teaching

Areas of Study

Creative Writing


Pronouns: they/them

Kofi is a writer whose work explores mythology, surrealism, gender, and horror in the Caribbean, West Africa, and North America. Their writing has been published in The Seventh Wave Magazine, The Atlas Review and The Gallatin Review. Kofi has taught literature and publishing at the University of Iowa, and currently teaches composition at the University of Missouri, Columbia.